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Title Data Collection online: Can do, must (not) do, Should do
Author Diesner, J., Gadeib, A., Lüttschwager, F., Sassinot-Uny, L.
Year 2009
Access date 18.08.2009

Data collection from online sources is available at low cost and large scale. However, not all data from online sources may be used for all scientific and commercial purposes. Certain restrictions apply, which are defined by laws, norms, and ethical codes. Regulations for data collection, storage, exchange, mining, and fusion are typically defined on a national or even organizational scale, which can hinder cooperation and innovation. In this roundtable, which Frank Lüttschwager moderates, we will discuss these issues:

  • Jana Diesner gives a brief overview on legal restrictions on data privacy, data security, and intellectual property, including copyright, licenses, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.
  • Andera Gadeib provides insights into current changes and disputes in the traditional market research industry.
  • Laetitia Sassinot-Uny will share her knowledge about current developments and discussions regarding the privacy of clients from an international perspective.

We invite interested people from the industry, academia, and (non-)governmental institutions to discuss current conflicts, changes, and emerging regulations with us. As legal regulations on various aspects of online research are in development, we would like to build a community of practitioners who collectively engage in this debate. Furthermore, we would like to pro-actively start a community-based discussion on the development

of a normative codex for online-research that protects the subjects of surveys and other forms of online data collection.

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Year of publication2009
Bibliographic typeConferences, workshops, tutorials, presentations
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